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Old 20th-April-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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70-81 camaro subframe in a 63???

Anyone tried to look at using a donor camaro subframe from a 70-81 f-body in a first gen nova? Obviously lots of work involved, just wondering how feasable it is. I already replaced my rear frame and suspension looking at the front now because rebuilding the crap that GM put there produced unacceptable results. I replaced every peice of rubber, rebuilt the gearbox, tie rods, drag and pitman arms - still steers more seaworthy than streetworthy.
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Anyone tried to look at using a donor camaro subframe from a 70-81 f-body in a first gen nova? Obviously lots of work involved, just wondering how feasable it is. I already replaced my rear frame and suspension looking at the front now because rebuilding the crap that GM put there produced unacceptable results. I replaced every peice of rubber, rebuilt the gearbox, tie rods, drag and pitman arms - still steers more seaworthy than streetworthy.
I found the track width to be about 5" more. any way around this?
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If you are bent on trying this consider the S10 Blazer. the track is closer to your nova. Is this a budgetary decision or just something you want to try?
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If you are bent on trying this consider the S10 Blazer. the track is closer to your nova. Is this a budgetary decision or just something you want to try?
just found a $100 camaro clip thats all.
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Anyone tried to look at using a donor camaro subframe from a 70-81 f-body in a first gen nova? Obviously lots of work involved, just wondering how feasable it is. I already replaced my rear frame and suspension looking at the front now because rebuilding the crap that GM put there produced unacceptable results. I replaced every peice of rubber, rebuilt the gearbox, tie rods, drag and pitman arms - still steers more seaworthy than streetworthy.
Put the CBR bolt on components or an aftermarket front clip.
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